Ear stud

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe

Dimensions

Height x length: 1.4 x 0.2 cm (9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.348

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Earrings, flares, plugs, studs

Gold ear-stud. In two sections. Mate to 23.347.

Provenance

From Meroe. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date unknown)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition